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Masala paal recipe,how to make masala paal recipe,masala milk recipe

Masala paal is a popular drink from Chennai,milk simmered with sugar and spices and topped with nuts and saffron.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 189kcal
Author: Harini


  • 2 1/2 cups boiled milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons palm sugar
  • 2-3 cloves cardamom
  • 1 small stick cinnamon OR 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 10-12 black pepper corns
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon saffron
  • Crushed nuts for topping


  • Bring the milk to a boil and add all the spices ad sugar.Simmer for 10 minutes. Filter the whole spices.
  • Add Saffron and leave aside for 5 minutes..Let the saffron steep.
  • Serve hot with crushed nuts


1.Do not skip lack peppercorns and turmeric
2.You can add sugar instead of pal sugar too.
3.You can add sarai paruppu instead of other nuts


Calories: 189kcal